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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-08-2022, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Toobuilder
Typically, the viscosiy valve is mounted on the...

Typically, the viscosiy valve is mounted on the accessory case itself, not the filter adapter or screen housing. If you know where to look, you cant miss it.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-07-2022, 09:05 PM
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Posted By Toobuilder
Yep, thats what I thought too. I bought the...

Yep, thats what I thought too. I bought the airplane with 58 hours TT and the engine was installed as a brand new from the factory certified engine.

Viscosity valve made a huge difference for me....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-07-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,637
Posted By Toobuilder
In all the engines I have experience with, the...

In all the engines I have experience with, the vernatherm and the viscosity valve live within different bores and do not interfere with each other. In these cases, the installation of the viscosity...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-06-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,637
Posted By Toobuilder
Yep, Jake shows it. This scheme is also used...

Yep, Jake shows it. This scheme is also used with people who use a ball valve to control oil flow for winter ops. Several good threads on it here.

Though the plunger itself is cheap, the specified...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-05-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,637
Posted By Toobuilder
The reason I recommend the viscosity valve as a...

The reason I recommend the viscosity valve as a troubleshooting step is because it eliminates the well known issue of poor Vernatherm plunger sealing. Even with good sealing, there is still a lot of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-05-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,637
Posted By Toobuilder
Assuming you have checked all the normal stuff...

Assuming you have checked all the normal stuff (baffles, sealing, sensor accuracy, birds nests), I highly recommend that you install a viscosity valve in your engine if nothing more than a low cost...
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